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I hurt my knee a few days ago (when doing

Patient: I hurt my knee a few days ago (when doing dancing, when i twisted it), it hurts to walk, put weight on it. I have rested, iced, taking pain relief and elevated it. I have taken time off school because it is so sore. Should i get crutches?

 

 

Symptoms: Knee pain

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.I think that you should get evaluated by a Doctor to confirm the cause of the injury an d then get the treatment. Using crutches will help you prevent the injury.Hope this helps you. All the best.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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